[mythtv] strange problem..

Matt Zimmerman mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 29 Sep 2002 00:11:58 -0400

On Sun, Sep 29, 2002 at 12:03:53AM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:

> So, recorded a show tonight.  Went to play it back, and it crashed the
> player.  Investigated, and found out that there were the status messages
> that should've been printed to the console _in_ the file.  Bad data in the
> file =  some bad reads = boom, dead player.  I've added more checks to the
> stream parser, so that it seems to fix playing on this file, but the error
> itself is what's weird -- anyone know how the stdout/err could get
> redirected to a file, without me calling dup or dup2?

Various kinds of memory corruption could cause this, but I'd be surprised if
it didn't crash the recorder at the same time.

 - mdz